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Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Instructor Training


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1-4 $595.00/unit
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Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Instructor Training

This Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Train the Trainer package equips you with all the tools you need in order to train and certify your colleagues, staff or clients in Worksite Safety’s Ground Disturbance for Supervisors training.

Once your course is completed, your training resources will be available for download.  The student presentation includes off-screen slide-by-slide instructor notes and activities to help keep learners engaged. This presentation format has been designed to work best with Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Participant Guides.

In addition to your digital assets, you will also receive a physical copy of your Instructor certificates, a Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Instructor Guide, and 10 Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Participant Guides. Shipping is included in the purchase price.

The “Participant Guide” enables students to follow along with the latest edition of the classroom presentation. It is a low-cost, light weight, and highly interactive teaching aid. The guide is filled with exercises developed to aid retention and serves as a useful reference tool. Each guide contains an exam as well as a serialized certification card. Certified trainers are required to provide one Participant Guide per participant, per class. Additional guides can be purchased here.


  • FREE Teaching Adults – Introduction to Adult Education Training Program
  • Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Instructor Training Program (online)
  • Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Student Presentation (digital download)
  • 1 Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Instructor Guide
  • 10 Ground Disturbance for Supervisors Participant Guides for Learners with bound-in Exam and Wallet Certificate
Average Duration: 8 Hours
Instructor Certificates Issued on Completion
Plastic Proof Of Training Card Available
Applicable Across Canada
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Live Support
Permanent Record of Training
Student Management Tools Available

Course Outline

1. Adult Education: Teaching & Training Adults

Learn about the fundamental principles and strategies that will build your confidence and help you deliver training effectively, every time you step into a classroom.

2. Adult Education: Getting Ready to Train

Learn how to prepare for delivering your course with the aid of a training plan while accounting for the learning environment and any introductory messages that need to be delivered.

3. Adult Education: Icebreakers

Icebreakers covers introductions for adult learners. This includes introductions to the instructor, the purpose of the course, addressing expectations, and brief activities to engage adult learners.

4. Adult Education: Training Adult Learners

Learn about the unique characteristics of training adult learners, strategies for teaching adults, the DISC Model, and behavioral styles.

5. Adult Education: Generating Participation

In most training sessions there are challenges when it comes to making sure all learners are engaged. Learn about useful strategies for asking questions, handling group activities, and requesting feedback.

6. Adult Education: Handling Challenging Learners

Being able to handle challenging learners can ensure a pleasant and productive training experience for all involved. Learn about how to become an effective communicator, overcome barriers, and manage unique challenges.

7. An Introduction to Ground Disturbance

Lesson 1 defines ground disturbance and terms related to ground disturbance. It reviews the responsibilities of key stakeholders and finishes with an overview of legislative requirements and industry standards related to ground disturbance.

8. Damage Prevention

The second lesson explores key terms, organisations and publications associated with damage prevention. You learn how training supports damage prevention, how damages occur, and some of the consequences of damaging a buried facility.

9. Damage Prevention Stakeholders

Lesson 3 walks you through stakeholders in the damage prevention community and how they work together to promote a damage-free environment.

10. Pre-Disturbance Planning

Lesson 4 explains a ground disturbance code of practice and reviews a variety of regulatory requirements related to pre-ground disturbance planning. 

11. Pre-Disturbance Preparation

The fifth lesson reviews pre-disturbance ground search requirements related to buried facilities and their operators, including the role of one-call centres and locates.

12. Disturbance Execution

Lesson 6 identifies on-site disturbance execution responsibilities and highlights the importance of on-site documentation, effective communication, pre-job meetings and tailgate meetings. It also reviews regulatory requirements around hand expose zones and mechanical excavation.

13. Disturbance Closeout

This lesson describes backfilling requirements and notification responsibilities, and emphasises the importance of maintaining appropriate documentation related to ground disturbance.

14. Practical Exercise

This lesson builds on the knowledge gained from the course through a practical exercise where the learner takes on the role of a ground disturbance supervisor and answers a variety of questions related to a ground disturbance scenario.

Bulk Discounts. Free Tools.

Some organizations require multiple trainers. Depending on how many instructor training packages you purchase, you may receive a discount. Once purchased, training credits may be used to assign training to users in your account or held for future use.

In addition to the training that you purchase, you will also have access to a number of free training management tools. These tools allow you to add and manage users in your account, distribute training courses, view training progress, print certificates, view records of training, and create customized certification reports to ensure your users are always in compliance.

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Additional Services

We put our team of professionals to work to build solutions that improve results, save time, relieve your budget and keep your people safe. In addition to our training programs, we also provide Consulting Services, Train The Trainer Solutions, Course Authoring, and Integration services.

Consulting Services

It is our mandate to develop plans and programs that meet the unique needs and environments where staff carry out their work on a daily basis, creating customized programs that deal with risks specifically for each situation.

Our consulting services include OHS Auditing, Safety Policy Development, Procedure Writing, Training Needs Analysis, Safety Inspections, Job Safety & Hazard Analysis, Emergency Response Planning, and Fall Prevention & Detection.

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Train the Trainer

Customize and control the learning experience of your staff or customers with our Train the Trainer offerings and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our lifetime complimentary update service.

These packages educate new trainers on how to deliver in-person training to adult learners. Packages include Instructor Certification courses, expanded reference manuals, ready to customize classroom presentations, exam templates, certificates, and participant guides for students.

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Program Authoring

Deliver original content courses to your staff to address the unique hazards associated with your workplace.

Our team of industry leading instructional designers and subject matter experts are able to develop defensible, effective, and efficient training programs that you can deliver as elearning content, self-learning course books, reference materials for classroom teaching, or as an app that integrates with existing frameworks. Training programs can be something that is built from scratch, or modified using pre-existing course materials from our library or your own.